Get out of the city center and experience Beijing at a slower pace on this group tour around some of the city’s more relaxed locations. Enjoy an early morning visit to Beijing Zoo to meet their cuddly giant pandas. Take your time walking around the tranquil Tibetan Buddhist monastery Yonghegong, otherwise known as Lama Temple. In the afternoon, take a rickshaw around the alleys and roads of Beijing’s ancient hutongs and discover the history of everyday life in the city.
Stop by Olympic Park for grand photos at the Bird’s Nest and the Water Cube
Enjoy traditional Chinese lunch – and a dumpling-making lesson – at a local’s home
Stop by a porcelain factory and a silk arts store for some souvenir shopping
Hotel pick-ups/returns are provided if you’re staying within the third ring road